Plastics, PVCCalibrated Foam PVC Sheet

Multipurpose building board.

Combining an exceptionally light weight core with a hard flat durable surface, this calibrated PVC foam is a superb all round board which provides a cost effective alternative to traditional wood based construction materials.

Manufactured from modern plastic technology it offers dimensional stability, will not rot, mould or corrode, and, has a high insulation value and fire performance.

Suitable for both internal and external building applications, this product is also available in a weatherable UV grade.

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Sheet SizeThicknesses
1220 x 244010.0mm - 30.0mm
1220 x 305010.0mm - 30.0mm
1220 x 400010.0mm -30.0mm
If you do not see what you are looking for, please contact your local service centre with your specific requirements.


Physical Properties
Base PolymerPolyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
FormUnplasticised rigid foam PVC shhet
Moisture Absorption (24hr @ 23oC)<0.25% by weight
Water SolubilityInsoluble
Oxygen Index48%
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Strength at Yield16MPa
Modulus of Elasticity0.85-0.9 MPa
Elongation at Break27-29%
Flexural Strength25-27 MPa
Impact Resistance (Charpy)15 kJ/m2
Average Sheet Hardness> 30 Shore D
Thermal Properties
Vicat Softening Temp73-76 °C
Thermal Expansion Coeff0.068 mm/m °C
Service Temp Range-20 to +60 °C
Thermal Conductivity K0.085 W/m °C
Thermal Decomposition Temp>200°C
Electrical Properties
Dielectric Strength100 kV/cm
Surface Resistance>1012 Ohm
Volume Resistivity4 x 1015 Ohm*cm
Dielectric Constant2.4 (for 1kHz)
Dielectric Dissipation Factor0.013 (for 1kHz)
Tracking Resistance600 CPI

Additional Information



Calibrated PVC foam is the ideal replacement material for building boards made of wood and wood composites for internal and external applications.


  • Window frames and trims
  • Fascia and soffit boards
  • Shutter boxes
  • Partitions
  • Cladding
  • Wall and Ceiling Lining
  • Site Hoardings

Shop Outfitting

  • Shelving
  • Cabinetry
  • Display Units

Vehicle Fitting

  • Cladding
  • Lining
  • Shelving


  • Large letters
  • POS/POP Displays
  • Exhibition Stand Construction


  • Premium satin smooth hard surface
  • Suitable for internal and external use
  • Extremely lightweight and easy to handle
  • Strong durable rigid board
  • Moisture and mould resilient
  • Insect and pest resistant
  • Dimensional stability
  • Chemically-resistant and non-corroding
  • Low thermal conductivity
  • High insulating value
  • Weatherable UV grade

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